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Mechanical Design Engineer

Company: Yaskawa America, Inc.
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Mechanical Design Engineer

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives & Motion Division is a global leader in variable speed drives, motion controls and robotics. We look to hire people who value a positive work culture, want to be part of a winning team, and have a desire to learn and grow. Yaskawa's culture of continuous improvement values hiring individuals that are looking for the opportunity to stretch their current talents and skills to the next level and beyond. Designing turnkey mechanical solutions for customers is the key focuses in our Engineered Solutions Group. If you are a hardworking, creative, and analysis driven Mechanical or Electrical Engineer, this may be the perfect opportunity for you.

The Mechanical Design Engineer role, located in Waukegan, IL at Yaskawa's Headquarters facility, the Engineered Solutions Mechanical Engineer provides high quality technical expertise to assist fellow YAI engineers and customers. The ideal candidate will display a passion for mechanical design, a driven attitude and capacity toward learning and mastering motion technology with engineering knowledge acquired at university or through professional experience.


  • BS in mechanical or electrical engineering, or equivalent related work experience
  • Minimum of three years of experience with CAD (preferably Solidworks), FEA+CFD, and Matlab.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at the same time and interface with experts from all technical fields.
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal abilities, including presentation skills, highly organized and strong analytical skills. Responsibilities:
    • Design and lead in implementing quality custom mechanical systems.
    • Create and present design reviews to present to customers as well as internal teams.
    • Develop approaches to the solution of problems which require advanced technical knowledge.
    • Document all design decisions with analysis to show why decisions were made.
    • Create and review engineering drawings for dimensioning and GD&T accuracy, design intent, and manufacturability
    • Provide customer support of product implementations.
    • Provide activity reports on a regular basis.
    • Perform other duties as required.
      Yaskawa is an equal opportunity employer. Some key advantages to working at Yaskawa include: a global environment with interactions to numerous cultures, career opportunities in diverse areas, a highly competitive benefit package, including a generous 401(K) plan, profit sharing, corporate wide bonus plan, educational assistance programs offering a generous reimbursement for graduate courses and monetary rewards through Associate Recognition Programs.
      ","EqualOpportunityEmployerDescription":"Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities","PayTransparencyPolicyStatement":"The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Yaskawa America, Inc., Waukegan , Mechanical Design Engineer, Engineering , Waukegan, Illinois

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